Monthly Archives: December 2009

Odd Pueblo: Snappy or crappy year end special

In honor of the arrival of the brand new year and the old thing that just passed, I’ve looked through my photo archives and found one photo from each month that merits a snappy or crappy vote from you gorgeous … Continue reading

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40 vehicles crash at Grand Canyon

An estimated 40 vehicles were involved in a pile-up of collisions at Grand Canyon National Park on Dec. 29, including a van that slid over the edge of the canyon, according to a news release from the National Park Service. … Continue reading

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Shock treatment returns under newfangled name

Terrifying memories got you down? Don’t fret – get them shocked out of your system with an old method under a newfangled name called “extinction therapy.” Here’s what happens: A person recalls a horrifying memory and, well, becomes horrified. That … Continue reading

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Gag gifts make us gag – in a good way

Farting pillows, aerosol cans filled with New York City subway train odor and George W. Bush toilet paper are just a few gag gifts on the market today. No holiday would be complete without at least one gag gift that … Continue reading

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Passion for reading is eternal gift

Tucsonan Andrew Ulanowski may have quit school after ninth grade, but that didn’t mean he quit learning. He kept his knowledge growing and his mind alive through his love of reading. That’s a good thing, too, since it takes more … Continue reading

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Illegal immigrant reportedly stabs teen to death for speaking English

Tucson is not the only place having tons of fun with illegal immigrant issues. An illegal immigrant in Immokalee, Fla., allegedly stabbed a teen to death because the teen was guilty of a most heinous offense, according to a report … Continue reading

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Gov. Brewer says it’s OK to celebrate holidays

Folks who are still not sure if they are going to openly celebrate Christmas can now rest assured it’s OK to do so. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said so. She issued an Executive Order on Dec. 11, the first day … Continue reading

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